experts explore how america is viewed by the rest of the world in the wake of the 2016 presidential election

The Center for Public Scholarship at The New School presents "Their America: the U.S. in the Eyes of the Rest of the World Post Election" on Friday, Aprl 7, 6-8 p.m.


In the aftermath of the 2016 U.S. election, and a disruptive first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency, the United States is, again, under intense scrutiny from the international community. Their America: the U.S. in the Eyes of the Rest of the World Post Election brings together experts on China, Israel and Palestine, Latin America, the Middle East, and Russia to discuss the ways in which political and social perceptions of America are changing and are likely to change as a result of the new administration.

The event will be Livestreamed.


Jerome Cohen (Professor of Law and Director, US-Asia Law Institute, New York University), Oz Frankel (Associate Professor of History, The New School), Masha Gessen (Author, The Man Without a Face: the Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin), Alma Guillermoprieto (Author, The Heart that Bleeds: Latin America Now), Laura Secor (Author, Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran), and moderator Aryeh Neier (President – Emeritus, Open Society Foundations).


Friday, April 7, 6-8 p.m.


Theresa Lang Center, 55 West 13th St.

TICKETS The event is free and open to the public. Members of the media should RSVP with Scott Gargan at or 212.229.5667 x 3794.

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Media Contact:

Scott Gargan
The New School
212.229.5667 x 3794

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